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Welcome to the New Georgia Encyclopedia blog. In this space we plan to make connections between our lives today and the multitude of interesting stories from Georgia's history; to feature content related to certain Georgia Performance Standards for eighth-grade Georgia Studies students; and to highlight the interesting work of others who are involved in Georgia's history and culture. We hope the blog helps you discover more about our state. 

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Naomi Chapman Woodroof (1900-1989)

Naomi Chapman Woodroof, the daughter of pioneer settlers on the Snake River in Idaho, was also a pioneer in her own right.

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Peanuts

Georgia is the number-one peanut-producing state in the country, accounting for approximately 49 percent of the crop's national acreage and production.

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Woman Suffrage

Most southern women did not publicly express a desire for equal rights with men until well after the Civil War (1861-65), and

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Dublin

Dublin, the seat of Laurens County in central Georgia, was i

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries